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Locals Clean Up West Sac Riverbank for “Bridge to Housing” Project

Nov 8, 2014
Locals Clean Up West Sac Riverbank for “Bridge to Housing” Project

WEST SACRAMENTO- More than 100 volunteers and homeless residents joined forces to clean up the riverbank along the Broderick boat ramp in West Sacramento. It is the first step in a pilot relocation program for the homeless called “Bridge to Housing.” Yolo County and the city of West Sacramento have each sponsored $50,000, and...

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Yolo County Elects Man who Tried to Take Name off Ballot

Nov 6, 2014
Yolo County Elects Man who Tried to Take Name off Ballot

WEST SACRAMENTO- The November election is over and many candidates are breathing a sigh of relief, but one winner is scratching his head. Matt Taylor was elected to the Yolo County Board of Education despite trying to remove his name from the ballot. “It started to look like there was going to be a...

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My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
RIP Goose Club (1987 to 2014)

RIP Goose Club (1987 to 2014)

The Goose Club on Jefferson Boulevard closed this week.  A local hangout for many years, most recently it was owned and operated by Carl Zagar and his son Joe.  Many will remember when it started out as pizza and beer joint in the 1960's then...

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West Sac Silos Come Down for Bridge District Development

Oct 28, 2014
West Sac Silos Come Down for Bridge District Development

WEST SACRAMENTO- At 180 feet tall, the cement silos were a major part of West Sacramento’s skyline, but Tuesday marked the beginning of their end. As the city looks to phase out the industrial riverfront area to a booming urban development, the silos be a thing of the past. “It is a very visible...

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Goodbye to the Old Cemex Silos

Goodbye to the Old Cemex Silos

These old silos at the Cemex cement plant on South River Road are now being  torn down as part of the continuing redevelopment of the riverbank area. See more at the Business Journal.Photo by Barbara Smith (2008)

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West Sacramento Hay Bale Fire Sends Smoke through Region

Oct 14, 2014
West Sacramento Hay Bale Fire Sends Smoke through Region

WEST SACRAMENTO- A hay bale fire in West Sacramento is sending smoke throughout the region Tuesday evening. No structures are threatened by the flames, but a smokey odor was noticeable across the river in downtown Sacramento. It’s unknown what started the fire. Hay fires are typically allowed to burn out, but firefighters say Tuesday’s...

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Sac Foodies
West Sac Veggie Trike

Oct 13, 2014
West Sac Veggie Trike

As a working mom with three little kids, it’s often difficult for me to get to the farmer’s market. I always have good intentions, but sometimes life gets in the way. That’s why the West Sac Veggie Trike is the best thing to happen to West Sacramento foodies since the Nugget opened. Now, I...

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#Westsacbestsac- You know it is!!!

#Westsacbestsac- You know it is!!!

Less than 1000 feet separates the City of West Sacramento from Sacramento, the Capital City of California, the greatest State in the USA! #westsacbestsac

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The War On Drugs, and I’ve been listening to them forever: TBD Fest, 2014

Oct 9, 2014
The War On Drugs, and I’ve been listening to them forever: TBD Fest, 2014

Adam Granduciel, The War on Drugs, TBD Fest, 2014Occasionally, very occasionally, you come across a band, a musician, a sound, and though you've never before heard a single song, the moment the first note hits your eardrum, you've known them forever.I'...

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Alison Toon
YACHT: a little Talking Heads, some Electro Pop, a smidgeon of Annie Lennox and just a pinch of Fitz and the Tantrums… TBD Fest 2014

Oct 9, 2014
YACHT: a little Talking Heads, some Electro Pop, a smidgeon of Annie Lennox and just a pinch of Fitz and the Tantrums… TBD Fest 2014

Claire L. Evans, vocals, YACHT, TBD Fest, 2014YACHT, (yes, it's all capitals, and no, it's not a boat), mostly Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, but with help on tour from Jeffrey Brodsky and Rob Kieswetter (I hope I named everyone?): a very lively sh...

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